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Magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes near Fernley, Nevada

Tue, 1 Dec 2020, 23:30
23:30 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.5 quake 1 Dec 3:10 pm (GMT -8)
3.5 quake 1 Dec 3:10 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred only 7 minutes ago 11 miles southwest of Fernley, Nevada, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 11 miles beneath the epicenter near Fernley early afternoon on Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 3.10 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake as well.Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Stagecoach (pop. 1,900) located 7 miles from the epicenter, Silver Springs (pop. 5,300) 9 miles away, Fernley (pop. 19,400) 11 miles away, Dayton (pop. 9,000) 20 miles away, Sparks (pop. 96,100) 21 miles away, Spanish Springs (pop. 15,100) 21 miles away, Lemmon Valley (pop. 5,000) 27 miles away, and Carson City (pop. 54,500) 30 miles away.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Tue, 1 Dec 23:10 UTC
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 13.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.4724°N / 119.3708°W
Primary data source: USGS

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